Hans-Joachim Menge

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHans-Joachim•Menge
Used nameHans-Joachim•Menge
Born27 February 1963 in Wüstheuterode, Thüringen (GER)
Measurements185 cm / 80 kg
AffiliationsSC Traktor Oberwiesenthal, Oberwiesenthal (GER)
NOC East Germany


East German luger Hans-Joachim Menge partnered Detlef Bertz at the 1984 nationals and the 1984 Sarajevo Winter Olympics. At the nationals both earned a silver medal but at Sarajevo they finished a disappointing 15th in doubles after a fall in the first run. One year later they both earned another bronze at the East German nationals.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1984 Winter Olympics Luge GDR Hans-Joachim Menge
Doubles, Open (Olympic) Detlef Bertz 15